Divine Revelation

I wanted to crop out my mistakes
and resize my life
to fit into your frame.

I attempted to flip my slips,
rotate my sins
so you won’t know
what a failure my photograph was.

I struggled to adjust the contrast
between us
but our differences
are why you chose me.

You saw me as without blemish
even when I was untouched
by tools that would
alter my imperfections.

My spots are what
make me who I am
and scars are lessons
that make me more beautiful.

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